EU Gender Watch Lobbying in Brussels

News author: Zofia Lapniewska
2007-09-05 11:11:40 / News read 3574 reading

NEWW-Poland would like to invite all NGOs interested in gender and development to the launch of the reports monitoring ENP finances that will take place in the Quaker House, Square Ambiorix 50, 1000 Brussels, on September 11th, 2007.

How to get there:

The Programme of the meeting

Launch of the EU Gender Watch reports on Georgia, Ukraine and Tajikistan

9.00 Registration and welcome coffee
9.30 – 10.30 Introduction and launch of the report

Chair: Simon Stocker, Director, Eurostep
Malgorzata Tarasiewicz, Director, NEWW-Polska
Zofia Lapniewska, Project Coordinator, NEWW-Polska

Session 1 Field experience from Women right’s organisations with response from European Commission Desk Officers
Chair: Colombe de Mercey, Aprodev

10.30 – 11.00 Experience of Oksana Kisselyova, Liberal Society Institute, Ukraine
Response from Vibeke Roosen Bell, expert Ukraine, DG Relex

11.00 – 11.10 Mid morning coffee break

11.10 – 11.40 Experience of Helen Rusetskaia, Women’s information Center, Georgia
Response from Stefano di Cara, Desk Officer Georgia, DG Relex

11.40 – 12.10 Experience of Rano Kasymova, Parastor NGO, Tajikistan
Response from Francis-Brian Byrne, Desk Officer Tajikistan, DG Relex

12.10 – 12.30 Question and answer session

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

Session 2 Strengthening gender justice in EU external policy
Chair: Sabine Gürtner, Womnet

13.30 – 14.45 Corinne Andre, Expert on Civil society, gender and vulnerable groups DG Europeaid, European Commission
Colombe de Mercey, Policy Officer, Aprodev
Cecilia Alemany, AWID
Katalin Horvath, Expert on European Neighbourhood Countries (tbc)
Permanent Representation Hungary

14.45 – 14.55 Question and answer session

14.55 – 15.30 Conclusions

Florent Sebban, Policy Officer, Eurostep
Zofia Lapniewska, Project Coordinator, NEWW-Polska

For further information, please contact:
Cara Smith or Zofia Lapniewska

Photos from the meeting are available at:

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